Beyoncé will join Coldplay as part of their Super Bowl 50 halftime performance next month. The Pop star headlined the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show. She appears on Coldplay’s new album A Head Full of Dreams. Entertainment Tonight is reported that fellow former Super Bowl halftime performer Bruno Mars will also make an appearance. Super Bowl 50 will take place February 7 in Santa Clara, CA.
New York’s Governors Ball Music Festival has announced its massive lineup for the 2016 edition. The three-day event runs from June 3-5 and is topped by Kanye West, The Strokes, The Killers, Beck, Robyn, Death Cab for Cutie and M83. Also on board are HAIM, Of Monsters and Men, CHVRCHES, Miike Snow, Two Door Cinema Club, Father John Misty, Matt and Kim, Cold War Kids, Eagles of Death Metal and many, many more. The complete lineup can be found at www.governorsballmusicfestival.com.
In other Kanye news, it appears he will return to his strategy of releasing a new tune every week in the leadup to his next album. His wife Kim Kardashian West tweeted this week “New music!!!! #EveryFriday #Swish #RealFriends,” and a new track called “Real Friends” arrived online earlier this afternoon. “Real Friends” also includes a bit of another new song, “No More Parties in L.A.,” which features Kendrick Lamar. Ye’s new album SWISH has been in the works for over a year and is expected to finally arrive in early 2016.
Speaking to E! News, Meghan Trainor said she’s just wrapping up her sophomore album. The Pop singer says it is titled Thank You, which is also the name of one of the new tunes on the record. She told E!, “[It’s] amazing to finally wrap it up. It kills you to hold these songs from the world, it really does.”
Rumors are swirling that Radiohead is getting closer to releasing a new album. The newest evidence comes from fan site At Ease, which caught that the band founded a new company called Dawn Chorus LLP in October. Radiohead founded a new company shortly before the release of their last two records as well. The Brit band has been working for quite some time on new material.